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February
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How are top-performing business analysts different than an average BA?

Business Analysis - Same Language

Adriana Beal, Principal Consultant, Beal Projects LLC

During a recent presentation to business analysts, I used one of my consulting projects as an example of how to apply an analysis technique we were discussing. A member of the audience asked, “What made this company hire you as a BA consultant to tackle this project, when they already have so many in-house product managers and business analysts on their teams?”

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Intelligent Business Requirements

Adam Alami, PhD Fellow, IT University of Copenhagen

Intelligent Business Requirements are business needs and objectives that were designed to add business value and promote scalability and innovation.  ‘Project success’ is the attainment of predefined criteria that emerge from attainment of user requirements. User requirements, in turn, are defined by an evaluation of the business and functional requirements. Thus requirements pave the path that leads to project success...

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What’s Hot in the World of Projects

How to Start a Business Analyst Career

Elizabeth Larson, Andrea Brockmeier, Richard Larson, and Susan Heidorn

Since 2009 we have enjoyed reflecting on what’s happened the previous year on projects and making predictions for the upcoming year. Here are some of the recent trends we have discussed: agile successes and challenges, recognize the importance of roles that help maximize value, Scaling Agile, Certification trends in business analysis, etc...
Here are the seven industry trends that we have chosen for 2018...

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Modes of Consulting: What’s Your Preference?

Karl Wiegers, PhD, Principal Consultant, Process Impact

In his classic book Flawless Consulting, Peter Block described three types of roles that consultants might take on: expert, pair-of-hands, and collaborator. Each of these represents a different kind of interaction when working with clients and a different source of satisfaction for the consultant. Business analysts can engage with clients in the same three modes. This article describes some of my experiences with these three modes of consulting engagements...

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Oracle America, Inc. has openings for Business Analyst positions in Redwood Shores, CA.  Job duties include: Serve as a liaison with other divisions such as Finance, Contracts, HR, Legal, Shared Services, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, and Risk Management in an effort to ensure accurate and timely transaction processing. Collect, input, verify, correct, and analyze data to measure key performance indicator actual versus business objectives. Travel to various unanticipated sites throughout the United States and internationally is required. May telecommute from home. Apply by e-mailing resume to michael.hulse@oracle.com, referencing 385.19748.  Oracle supports workforce diversity.


Oracle America, Inc. has openings for License Management Analyst positions in San Francisco, CA.  Job duties include: responsible for delivering LMS review & advisory services through direct or remote engagements at Customers &/or Partners, in order to govern, manage & promote awareness of the proper use & distribution of Oracle solutions. Travel to various unanticipated sites throughout the United States required. Apply by e-mailing resume to megan.walitsch@oracle.com, referencing 385.20725.  Oracle supports workforce diversity.


Oracle America, Inc. has openings for Business Analyst positions in Redwood Shores, CA.  Job duties include: Develop analytical models, test hypotheses, and communicate insights, in continuous improvement of Oracle Cloud Operations. Apply by e-mailing resume to adel.ghoneimy@oracle.com, referencing 385.20934.  Oracle supports workforce diversity.


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